October 23, 2020
Moon’s Plan for Inter-Korean Relations Is Actually 40 Years Old
By Dylan Stent
No South Korean president in the last 38 years has trodden outside the elite blueprint for interacting with North Korea.
October 19, 2020
What’s Next for Moon’s North Korea Policy?
By Hae Won Jeong
The Moon Jae-in administration continues to call for an end-of-war declaration. Is that realistic?
September 01, 2020
Inter-Korea Relations: Things Fall Apart
By Christopher Green
The diplomacy of 2018 could have changed the political landscape of the Korean peninsula permanently. Two years later, does any of that progress remain?
August 21, 2020
South Korea Seeks to Boost China Ties, With an Eye Toward North Korea
By Gabriela Bernal
The Moon administration may be looking to restart momentum in China-South Korea relations, starting with a long-delayed summit.
July 28, 2020
North Korea Locks Down Kaesong Over Suspected COVID-19 Case
By Associated Press
If confirmed, it would be the country’s first official case – and Pyongyang is already gearing up to blame Seoul.
July 06, 2020
Seoul Doubles Down on North Korea Gambit With National Security Reshuffle
By Tae-jun Kang
Moon Jae-in has put figures with long histories of engaging North Korea into top foreign policy and national security posts.
June 23, 2020
How Far Will North Korea’s Military Adventurism Go?
By Jina Kim
The scope and level of North Korea’s next move will be determined by the extent and type of the benefits it expects.
June 05, 2020
South Korean Government and North Korean Defectors Clash over Leaflets
By Tae-jun Kang
Seoul moved to ban leaflet dropping after a demand from the North, prompting outrage from defector groups.
June 02, 2020
Moon Jae-in Holds on to His Dream of North Korea Diplomacy
By Sean Lee
South Korea's president is poised for one more push to improve inter-Korean relations.
April 14, 2020
Inter-Korean Relations Amid COVID-19
By Magnus Lundström
The North’s stonewalling of South Korean assistance is more proof that Kim Jong Un has little interest in reconciliation.
February 01, 2020
Kim Jong Unchained
By Aidan Foster-Carter
Pyongyang’s outreach in 2018 was a ruse. With North Korea stronger and cockier than ever, prospects are grim in 2020.
January 17, 2020
Moon Jae-in Is Serious About Inter-Korean Cooperation
By Saeme Kim
Moon is intent on pushing ahead with North-South cooperation, but he needs to remain cognizant of the risks.